Epilepsies of childhood

  • 280 Pages
  • 3.43 MB
  • English
Butterworths , London, Boston
Epilepsy in children., Epilepsy -- in infancy & child
StatementNiall V. O"Donohoe.
LC ClassificationsRJ496.E6 O36 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 280 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3020249M
ISBN 100407002723
LC Control Number85000388

Epilepsies of Childhood Hardcover – Decem by Niall O'Donohoe (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Niall O'Donohoe. Epilepsies of childhood (Postgraduate paediatrics series) Hardcover – January 1, by Niall V O'Donohoe (Author)Author: Niall V O'Donohoe.

Now in its third edition, this highly-regarded classic book on the problems of childhood epilepsy has been completely revised and, to a large extent, rewritten. New material on classification, epileptic syndrome identification, investigation, management and treatment has been added to take account of the dramatic recent advances in the subject.

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover: Diagnostic evaluation of childhood epilepsies.

Principles of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Donohoe, Niall V. Epilepsies of childhood. London ; Boston: Butterworths, (OCoLC) Document Type. The aim of this book is to take a critical look at what is known about outcome of childhood epilepsies, specifically evidencebased findings, and further clarify the.

For children Lee: the Rabbit with Epilepsy by Deborah Moss. Part of "The Special Needs Collection" for ages Published24 pages. Explains epilepsy in a reassuring way for newly diagnosed children, their siblings and friends. Special People, Special Ways by Arlene Maguire.

Published32 pages. This is a very comprehensive book on the diagnosis and management of paroxysmal cerebral disorders in childhood, one that fills a definite lack in the pediatrics literature, at least in the English language.

The contents include history, statistics, classification and etiology, neonatal seizures, Author: Natalio Fejerman. Abstract This is an excellent, small volume that covers in a comprehensive fashion almost all aspects of clinical problems in epilepsy.

It is also timely in its publication, in that it has been about eight years since Livingston's book was first published, which recently has been the standard pediatrically oriented monograph on : Charles F.

Barlow. This new book, The Epilepsies, details the most recent advances in epileptic seizures, epileptic syndromes and their management. It is based on the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) classification, and practice parameter and guidelines issued.

This guideline is a partial update of ‘The epilepsies: the diagnosis and management of the epilepsies Epilepsies of childhood book adults and children in primary and secondary care’ (NICE clinical guidel ). It updates the pharmacological management sections of the guideline.

The book is introduced by a chapter on brain development to provide a background for understanding when and how seizures and epilepsy can emerge.

Recent clinical research indicates strong relationship between childhood epilepsy and developmental cognitive impairment. Epilepsies with Childhood Onset Compared to adults, infants and children have a relatively high risk of developing the epilepsies.

Many epilepsy syndromes, such as infantile spasms, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, and Rasmussen’s encephalitis, begin in childhood. Infantile spasms usually begin before the age of six months and may cause a baby to.

The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy. Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in childhood, including the use of the Pages: is the website for Pal Neuro Lab at King’s College London, where you can find out what studies we are working on, as well as reliable information for families about the different childhood epilepsies that we study.

Our research explores the genetics of childhood epilepsy in order to improve the outlook for both diagnosis and treatment.

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Books on Epilepsy There has been a steady increase in the number of books published that are relevant to epilepsy that members of the League will likely find useful for their practice or research.

However, keeping up with the books that are available is no easy task. This book written by the current leading specialists is recognized worldwide as the international reference in epilepsy.

Dravet syndrome - Idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies in infancy and early childhood. Syndromes in childhood and adolescence: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome - Idiopathic focal epilepsies in childhood - Encephalopathy with status.

Partial Epilepsies of Childhood Jesús Eric Piña -Garza, M.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology. Division Chief, Child Neurology. Director of Pediatric Epilepsy and EEG laboratory. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville TN USA.

Understanding Your Child's Tests: EEG, CT, and MRI 8. The Epilepsies of Childhood: Special Patterns and CausesPart Three Treating Seizures and Epilepsy9. Medical Treatment of Seizures Status Epilepticus: A Medical Emergency The Outlook for the Child. Book and DVD. The fourth edition of Epileptic syndromes in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence is based on the syndromic approach to epilepsy that is the trademark of the Marseille School of Reviews: 2.

Cite this entry as: () Partial Epilepsies of Childhood. In: Lang F. (eds) Encyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. A disorder which affects 4 percent of children and percent of the general population, epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders. The original edition of C.P.

Panayiotopoulos’ guide proved to be the only one of its kind, covering many important aspects of diagnosis and treatment. Due to the continued advances being made in the subject, a second edition is now due.

Childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) typically begins between 4 and 8 years of age. Absence seizures are the main seizure type. These are brief staring spells during which the child is not aware or responsive. Each seizure lasts about 10 to 20 seconds and ends abruptly. Without treatment, seizures typically occur many times a day.

Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods of vigorous shaking. These episodes can result in physical injuries, including occasionally broken bones.

In epilepsy, seizures have a tendency to recur and, as a rule, have no immediate underlying Specialty: Neurology. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears : Roger Robinson. In Sleep, Epilepsies and Cognitive Impairment, the authors look back from the bedside to the brain function underlying clinical symptoms and reveal mechanisms explored by contemporary neuroimaging and signal analysis in the overlapping fields of sleep and epilepsy.

This book will help the reader to see epilepsy from a new viewpoint. In the genetic epilepsies, we are currently closer to defining cause by molecular mechanism, but in most symptomatic epilepsies, the mechanisms of ictogenesis are largely obscure.

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If knowledge was more complete, categorization of cause according to mechanism would be the optimal approach, and indeed should be at the heart of any classification Cited by: The tragedy of epilepsy emerges from the combination of its high prevalence, impact upon sufferers and their families, and unpredictability.

Childhood epilepsies are frequently severe, presenting in infancy with pharmaco-resistant seizures; are often accompanied by debilitating neuropsychiatric and systemic comorbidities; and carry a grave risk of mortality.

Here, we review the most current Cited by: 6. Purchase The Epilepsies 3, Volume 33 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNOverview.

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The epilepsies of childhood are an enigma. They are the most frequently over-diagnosed but paradoxically, also under-diagnosed group of paroxysmal neurological disorders. Their investigation and treatment have become more complicated and challenging; this reflects major advances in neuro-imaging and molecular genetics.

Childhood Epilepsies and Brain Development is the fruit of a symposium held in to try and bridge the chasm between those working in the clinic or at the bedside and those in the laboratory.Request PDF | On Jan 1,jayalakshmi and others published Overview of childhood epilepsies | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.4 EEG Interpretation in Childhood Epilepsies Charuta N.

Joshi, MBBS, FRCPC Thoru Yamada, MD, FACNS In this chapter we address the electroencephalography (EEG) of pediatric epilepsies. The epilepsies of premature babies or neonates are beyond the scope of this chapter. PAROXYSMAL DISCHARGES AND SEIZURE DIAGNOSIS In evaluating the EEG of a patient with possible seizures.